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10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

How to do the most work in the shortest time

Here are eight simple rules to be time-efficient (so you can do some really focused work when you’ve finished). What are you waiting for?<p>We are designed by evolution to be busy. That’s OK for the caveman, who needs to feed himself; not OK for you in the 21st-century when you have to deal with an …

Time Management

These Are the Best (and Worst) Ages to Get Married

New findings confirm one part of the conventional wisdom, but upend the other.<p>Are you thinking about getting married? How can you know if your …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Taoism

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

Sleep

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

The Brain

Harvard Goes To The Himalayas – Monks With ‘Superhuman’ Abilities Show Scientists What We Can All Do

It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various …

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Humanity

How to Eat Throughout the Day for Maximum Productivity

Your brain has A LOT to do. It works overtime making sure your body <i>and</i> mind are functioning at every conceivable level, so naturally, its cells require twice the amount of energy as any other organ. To give your brain the energy it needs to crush it at work and make it to that late night workout …

Keen to improve your memory? It might be as simple as ABC, expert explains - Health - ABC News

Losing keys, forgetting names and not remembering important information for work or study?<p>Many of us have first-hand experience with the frustrations …

Are You Catching Other People's Emotions?

Watch out: You might have caught a case of your co-worker's bad mood.<p>If you’ve ever felt as though you caught a co-worker’s or family member’s mood, it probably wasn’t your imagination. Emotions can be transmitted more easily than colds or flus – faster than the blink of an eye!<p>Research has found …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Increase Your Productivity Using Morning Rituals

There's no denying how you spend your morning is a good indicators of your level of success later on in the day. Make sure you're optimizing that time.<p>I've never participated in the coveted 20-minute morning meditation and can't get myself to hop on the green juice bandwagon. My morning rituals are …

Sleeping Your Way to the Top: 5 Sleep Habits Successful People Have | ITX

What makes successful people different from the rest? It turns out, a series of small-yet-significant decisions about their everyday lives are what …

Success

Four charged in Canada with selling stolen satellite equipment to China

Federal police have charged an American, a Briton and two Canadians with violating export laws by passing on sensitive technology<p>Canadian federal police have charged an American, a Briton and two Canadians with stealing sensitive satellite imaging technology and selling it to China in violation of …

Canada

Justice Thomas asks questions in court, 1st time in 10 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas broke 10 years of courtroom silence Monday and posed questions during a Supreme Court oral argument, …

Clarence Thomas

Calls to improve regulations for assistance animals

The Australian Human Rights Commission has responded to an increased number of complaints regarding assistance animals, by holding a forum with …

Regulation

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick uses TED stage to slam regulations

To hear Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick tell it, there was one fatal mistake that shifted the destiny of transportation, making the U.S. and then the …

Summary of amendments to the Fertilizers Regulations

This page is part of the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).<p><b>Note:</b> As a result of recent regulatory changes, information regarding regulations, …

Drones - The Division Between Federal and State Law and What it Means to You

February 18, 2016<p>by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP<p>Embed<p>Underscoring the shifting regulatory landscape applicable to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or …

Privacy

Symposium: New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation

The latest issue of Law and Contemporary Problems (Vol. 78, no. 4, 2015) focuses on "New Approaches to International Regulatory Cooperation." …

Yes Bernie, The Economy's Rigged, But Here's The Proof That Big Government Is Doing The Rigging

Bernie Sanders says the economic game is rigged against the little guy. He’s right. But as far as his ideas for financial regulation ideas go, his …

Finance

Bringing freedom back to the Internet

A year ago today, five unelected bureaucrats at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to exploit an 80-year-old law meant for …

Net Neutrality

Appellate judge frustrated with SCC for lack of guidance

An appellate-level judge has voiced his frustration with the Supreme Court of Canada for failing to provide sufficient guidance for judicial review …

Ontario releases draft cap-and-trade regulations: plans steep CO2 cuts, soft penalties « Carbon Pulse

The Ontario government on Thursday released draft regulations for its cap-and-trade system, proposing annual emissions cuts of more than 4% but mild …

Forget Introverts Versus Extroverts, Ambiverts Might Have An Edge In Business

People who fall in the middle of the personality spectrum have special skills to succeed.<p>We’ve all heard of introverts and extroverts, but what if you feel like you’re a little of both? You might be a third personality type–an ambivert–and it can give you an edge in business.<p>“Introversion versus …